Fruits are very good for your health. They are very important in our everyday life. Hence, it’s a need for everyone to know the English words for a list of fruits. Explore them in this article with me, will you?

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Theme 1: List of Fruits – Common Fruits

list of fruits Plum noun /plʌm/
a small, round fruit with a thin, smooth, red, purple, or yellow skin, sweet, soft flesh, and a single large hard seed Example: How did you manage to get such a plum job?
list of fruits Pineapple noun /ˈpaɪˌnæpl/

a large tropical fruit with a rough orange or brown skin and pointed leaves on top

Example: Pineapple always tastes sour.

list of fruits Passion Fruit noun /ˈpæʃn frut/
a small fruit with thick purple or yellow skin and many seedsExample: Passion fruit is often grown in Southern Vietnam.
list of fruits Guava noun /ˈɡwɑvə/
a round yellow or green tropical fruit with pink or white flesh and hard seedsExample: A guava is a fruit that has abundant potassium and magnesium, which are good for your health.
list of fruits Dragon fruit noun /ˈdræɡən frut/

a fruit that has red-skinned fruit with white flesh

Example: Dragon fruit is one of five fruits of fruit tray in Tet holiday.

list of fruits

Grape noun /ɡreɪp/

a small round purple or pale green fruit that you can eat or make into wine

Example: Each was made from the same grape variety, pinot noir.

list of fruits Pear noun /per/
A sweet fruit with a lot of juice is white inside and a yellow, green or brown skin and is slightly pointed towards the stem
Example: Collins’s second offering was James Wright’s “To a Blossoming Pear Tree”.
list of fruits Apple noun /ˈæpl/
A round fruit with firm, white flesh and a green, red, or yellow skin
Example: Apple pie which is a cake many children like eating.
list of fruits Papaya noun /pəˈpaɪə/
a fruit with green and yellow skin that has soft, sweet orange flesh and small black seeds insideExample: If you want to only drink papaya juice you have five places that serve different varieties.
list of fruits Jackfruit  noun /ˈdʒækfrut/
large fruit and grows mainly in tropical parts of AsiaExample: Jackfruits often appear in Asia.

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Theme 2: List of Fruits – Berries

list of fruits Strawberry noun /ˈstrɔˌbɛri/
a small soft red fruit with a lot of very small seeds on its skin

Example: My mom really likes strawberry jam.

list of fruits Blueberry noun /ˈbluˌbɛri/
The dark blue fruit of a bush that is grown in North America.

Example: Blueberry yogurt is very good for skin, especially girls.

list of fruits Cherry noun /ˈtʃɛri/

a small, round, soft red or black fruit with a single hard seed in the middle

Example: The master bedroom and an elaborate walk-in closet that connects to the master bath are clad in cherry wood — even the ceiling.

list of fruits Raspberry noun /ˈræzˌbɛri/
a small dark red soft fruit that grows on bushes

Example: Another special, a Hawaiian spearfish with a macadamia-nut crust, served with a raspberry beurre blanc and bok choy, was also satisfying if slightly overcooked.

list of fruits Mulberry noun /ˈmʌlˌbɛri/

The small purple or white berry of the mulberry tree

Example: People use the mulberry to create pickled wine.

list of fruits Blackberry noun /ˈblæk.ber.i/
a small dark purple fruit that grows wild in Europe

Example: Blackberry is known as a mobile company.

list of fruits Bayberry noun /ˈbeɪ.ˌbɛr.i/
a shrub that grows in Texas and the eastern US. The root bark and berries are used to make medicine.

Example: Bayberry is sometimes used as a gargle for a sore throat, as a douche for vaginal discharge, and as an ointment for skin ulcers and wounds.

list of fruits Bilberry noun /ˈbɪl.ber.i/
the dark blue fruit of a small bush that grows wild in northern Europe, similar to a blueberry

Example: Bilberry is always grown in temperate areas.

Theme 3: List of Fruits – Citrus Fruits

list of fruits Orange noun /ˈɔːr.ɪndʒ/
a round sweet fruit that has a thick orange skin and an orange centre divided into many parts

Example: Would you like to eat a piece of orange?

list of fruits Tangerine noun /ˌtændʒəˈrin/
a fruit like a small orange with  a loose skin

Example: Bob eats tangerine when he’s thirsty.

list of fruits Kumquat noun /ˈkʌmkwɑt/
a small, oval fruit that looks like an orange and has a sweet skin that can be eaten
Example: Kumquat tree represents well-being in TET holiday of Vietnamese.
list of fruits Lemon noun /ˈlem.ən/
an oval fruit that has a thick, yellow skin and sour juice

Example: Mix the ginger, lemongrass and chili mixture in the syrup with the blended melon.

list of fruits Grapefruit noun /ˈɡreɪpfrut/

A fruit like a large orange that is yellow or green on the outside, yellow or red inside, and has sour juice.

Example: Grapefruit has more water than almost any other fruit.

list of fruits Lime noun /laɪm/
around fruit containing a lot of juice that is sour like a lemon but smaller and green, or the small tree on which this fruit grows

Example: In the morning, I always drink honey lime.

list of fruits Clementine noun /ˈklem.ən.tiːn/
a fruit like a small orange

Example: Clementine contains lots of vitamin C.

list of fruits Buddha’s hand noun
Like most citrus, it’s an unusual name for an unusual-looking fruit.

Example: In Eastern countries like Vietnam, China,… Buddha’s hand regarded as the symbol of Buddhism.

That’s a lot to remember, right? Don’t worry, though. We have prepared quite a lot exercises to help you practice these words. Now, let’s dive in!


Fill in the blank

Jackfruit       Kumquat                  Mulberry                  Guava                          Lime
  1. ______ represents well-being in Tet holiday of Vietnamese.
  2. ______ is grown in lots of countries which have the tropical climate.
  3. Taste of ______ is so sour.
  4. A _____ is a fruit which has abundant magie and kali good for your health.
  5. ______ is used for pickled wine.

Visual Vocabulary Practice

Choose a photo that has many fruits in it. Try to figure out what their names are in English.

Rearrange letters to create meaningful words

  1. rbeblrkyac
  2. nreaog
  3. pearg
  4. ehrcry
  5. nmelo

Give your answers in the comment section below.

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